Archive for August 11th, 2011

PIAS Resumes Shipping After London Warehouse Fire

August 11th, 2011
PIAS the largest distributor of independent labels in the United Kingdom has announced plans to resume shipping orders following the destruction of their warehouse in North London in a fire set by rioters "We are bringing stock in from Europe and it is our top priority to get releases out"...

Cake Turn Song Into Handmade Book

August 11th, 2011
Cake have teamed up with the San Francisco publisher BANDmade Books to create Bound Away the book version of a song from their most recent album Showroom of Compassion The book which has been in the works since June of last year will pair lyrics by frontman John McCrea with...

Don Was Becomes Chief Creative Officer of Blue Note

August 11th, 2011
Grammy-winning producer Don Was has been named the Chief Creative Officer of Blue Note Records the long-running jazz label that has been home to Thelonious Monk Miles Davis and Norah Jones Was who began his career in the avant-funk band Was (Not Was) has been a successful producer since the...